Optical Instruments I: Optical Element

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Homework Statement


In the 7 diagrams below, the solid arrow represents the object and the dashed arrow the image. The rectangle shows the position of an SINGLE OPTICAL ELEMENT. Match each diagram with the appropriate optical element.

1)http://img190.imageshack.us/img190/5176/92585723.gif [Broken]
2)http://img200.imageshack.us/img200/2803/55254956.gif [Broken]
3)http://img200.imageshack.us/img200/359/25673305.gif [Broken]
4)http://img23.imageshack.us/img23/2958/88364885.gif [Broken]
5)http://img190.imageshack.us/img190/4506/39696062.gif [Broken]
6)http://img190.imageshack.us/img190/4718/81323910.gif [Broken]
7)http://img190.imageshack.us/img190/7931/72002101.gif [Broken]

My options are:
Plane Mirror
Concave Mirror
Convex Mirror
Converging Lens
Diverging Lens

Homework Equations


Ray Diagrams

The Attempt at a Solution


1) Concave Mirror
2) Plane Mirror
3) Diverging Lens
4) Converging Lens
5) Concave Mirror
6) Converging Lens
7) Converging Lens

I can't figure out where I'm making my mistake. Can anyone help me?
 
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Hi OsDaJu,

Homework Statement


In the 7 diagrams below, the solid arrow represents the object and the dashed arrow the image. The rectangle shows the position of an SINGLE OPTICAL ELEMENT. Match each diagram with the appropriate optical element.

1)http://img190.imageshack.us/img190/5176/92585723.gif [Broken]
2)http://img200.imageshack.us/img200/2803/55254956.gif [Broken]
3)http://img200.imageshack.us/img200/359/25673305.gif [Broken]
4)http://img23.imageshack.us/img23/2958/88364885.gif [Broken]
5)http://img190.imageshack.us/img190/4506/39696062.gif [Broken]
6)http://img190.imageshack.us/img190/4718/81323910.gif [Broken]
7)http://img190.imageshack.us/img190/7931/72002101.gif [Broken]

My options are:
Plane Mirror
Concave Mirror
Convex Mirror
Converging Lens
Diverging Lens

Homework Equations


Ray Diagrams

The Attempt at a Solution


1) Concave Mirror
2) Plane Mirror
3) Diverging Lens
4) Converging Lens
5) Concave Mirror
6) Converging Lens
7) Converging Lens

I can't figure out where I'm making my mistake. Can anyone help me?

I have not looked at all of them closely, but notice in #4 that the image is not inverted. Does that help?
 
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Thank you, I missed that one.
 
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Sure, glad to help!
 
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